“American made” and “full suspension” can’t usually be used in reference to the same bike. But the 650b, all-mountain Durango Moonshine is an exception.
Just when you thought you had a reasonable excuse to not ride your bike because your trails are smothered in snow and ice, along comes this video and the realization that there's really never a good reason to hang up your bike for the season.
Santa Cruz's long-travel, carbon 29er was top three in many of our books and took home one Editor's Pick selection. Why did we universally like this bike? Check out the video.
More coverage than a cross-country lid, but with an eye at keeping things light and breezy, Troy Lee Design's A1 enters the burgeoning enduro helmet market. Here's an interview with TLD's Stikman on the what, where and why-the-hell of the new helmet.
Here's what I take away from this video: it doesn't suck to be Brandon Semenuk. A house in B.C. with five acres of jumps in the backyard, infinite miles of singletrack out the back door, a Subaru WRX to rally on the logging roads of Squamish... This is the video your high-school guidance counselor didn't want you to see when he was selling you on a degree in Business Administration.
In this episode of Lars n Bars, Lars and Darrin head out to the Chuckanuts (the less hyped riding spot in Bellingham) for some introspective moments and a good dose of Metallica and shred. Proof positive that's it's never too cold to go out and ride.
The Wilson has an interesting mix of soft, ground-hugging suspenstion that tracks well in turns and shrugs off square-edged hits, and a stiff, lightweight frame. What did our testers think of it? Check out the video.
Santa Cruz just unveiled the aluminum Blur Trail--the more affordable version of the short-travel, slack geometry trail shredder that pushes the boundaries of what's possible on a bike with just five inches of rear suspension.
If you missed the second-night's Lance Armstrong interview, here are the highlights (so to speak) from Oprah's second bout with Armstrong on her couch of shame.
If you missed Armstrong's televised confession last night, here are the some of the bigger moments from the show.
Projekt Roam's mission is to travel North America in search of places that celebrate the unparalleled beauty and freedom of not only the bike, but the terrain we ride as well. In this clip our hosts travel to the mountains of New Mexico and Arizona.